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The Associated Press HOUSING MARKET: In this March 1 photo, new home construction is underway in a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. It's lining up to be another strong year for investors who own homebuilding stocks as a proxy bet on the health of the U.S. housing market. Housing market trends are expected to remain favorable for builders, but those focusing on first-time buyers could be the safest bet for further gains.